Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Tokyo dives 2pc at close
(02-20 14:23)

Stocks in Tokyo fell 2.15 percent, tracking a fall on Wall Street and as the yen gained strength after gloomy data dented investor confidence.
The benchmark Nikkei-225 index lost 317.35 points to finish at 14,449.18, while the Topix index of all first-section shares slipped 1.97 percent, or 23.96 points, to 1,194.56.—AFP


   
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European stocks slide at open (12-17 18:06)
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